Bithynia

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English[edit]

Bithynia is coloured red in this map of the provinces of the Roman Empire in AD 120.

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From the Latin Bīthȳnia, from the Ancient Greek Βῑθῡνῐ́ᾱ (Bīthūníā).

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Bithynia

  1. An ancient region, kingdom and Roman province in the northwest of Asia Minor.

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Latin[edit]

Bithynia (in red) on a map of the provinces of the Roman Empire circa AD 120.

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek Βῑθῡνῐ́ᾱ (Bīthūníā).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Bīthȳnia f sg (genitive Bīthȳniae); first declension

  1. Bithynia (a very fruitful province in Asia Minor, between the Propontis and the Black Sea, where the Romans carried on a considerable trade)

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Bīthȳnia
Genitive Bīthȳniae
Dative Bīthȳniae
Accusative Bīthȳniam
Ablative Bīthȳniā
Vocative Bīthȳnia
Locative Bīthȳniae

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  • English: Bithynia

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